WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY COSTS 2018-10-25T12:36:30+00:00

Weight Loss Surgery Costs

Weight loss surgery costs and associated fees are made up of several components:

  • Hospital charges for bed stay
  • Hospital charges for operating theatre session
  • Equipment used in the operating theatre session. This includes the
    gastric band itself or for other weight loss devices such as stapling
  • Professional fees charged by the surgeon, anaesthetist and surgeon assistants
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Patients with an appropriate level of private health insurance cover will find most hospital and equipment charges will be incur a “no gap” fee.  The out of pocket expenses for insured patients relate mostly to professional and clinic fees charged by the surgeon, anaesthetist and their assistants.

Occasionally, in your operation, there may be certain equipment used which is “non-rebateable,” such as the lap band device.

You should enquire with your insurance company in advance to check your level of cover for these procedures and quote the following item numbers:

Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery Item No. 31575
Gastric Bypass Surgery Item No. 31572
Gastric Band Surgery  Item No. 31569

Our professional and clinic fees are outlined below:

Gastric Sleeve Surgery fee $4,500*
Gastric Bypass Surgery fee $5,000*
Lap Band Surgery fee $4,000*
Gastric Sleeve Surgery fee $4,500*
Revision Surgery fee $2,700 – $5,700*

*Includes the surgeon and surgeons assistant fee.

Consultation fees:

Initial consult $180
Review consult $100

All figures are estimates only and will vary based on your level of private health insurance cover.

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